Definition of Electrical distributor
1. Noun. Electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence.
Terms within: Capacitance, Capacitor, Condenser, Electrical Condenser, Distributor Cam, Distributor Cap, Breaker Point, Distributor Point, Point, Rotor
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Group relationships: Ignition, Ignition System
Derivative terms: Distribute
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Literary usage of Electrical distributor
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1. Induction Coils: How to Make, Use, and Repair Them Including Ruhmkorff by Norman Hugh Schneider (1901)
"A Crookes tube of special design is energized from a coil or similar electrical distributor, and by means of the resultant rays otherwise opaque objects ..."
2. Bulletin de la Société belge d'électriciens by Société belge des électriciens (1887)
"—An electrical distributor (illustrated). — Practical Electrical Measurement (illustrated) (continued). — Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester ..."
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